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How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation
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How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation

Multiple technology approaches, the ability to print using many different types of materials, and decreasing costs are poised to make 3D printing a game changer for the global automation market. But is industry prepared for the potential negative impact on intellectual property rights?
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter

Humanoid robot capable of working alongside humans is now testing circuit breakers at Schneider Electric’s plant in Missouri.
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime

Your plant floor data is a repository of informational gold. Have you started digging yet?
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Automation World Readers' Poll: Yes, No, Maybe

Automation World recently conducted an online poll on industrial network security that asked a couple of key questions: Are you confident in your security?
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Certified Security, It’s Coming

Industrial controllers, devices and networks that are certified secure—comprehensively secure—don’t exist, for the simple reason that the standards are not all in place.
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Managing Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance

Manufacturing organizations are often challenged with myriad environmental, health and safety (EH&S) regulations that need to be complied with across the enterprise.
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European Process Industry Debates Security Objectives

Information technology (IT) and automation are the backbones of most manufacturing operations; however, production downtime due to IT-related risks is on the rise.
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Emulation can help users meet aggressive line change and system integration goals, including those for better overall equipment
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Learn More About Emulation

You need to increase capacity, so you’re adding a new line.
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PINTO'S PROSE: Operator Paradox

Large automation systems and processing plants use complex control systems to keep processes operating optimally. Many of these systems have evolved from earlier annunciators and alarm systems.
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Intrinsically Safe Modules with Diagnostics

Three new fail-safe modules for the Simatic ET 200iSP intrinsically safe distributed I/O system reportedly meet the high safety requirements of relevant standards such as IEC 61508, SIL 3, ISO 13849-1
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SIS-approved Level Transmitters

The Rosemount 5400 Series of 2-wire, non-contacting radar level transmitters are now approved for safety instrumented systems, says the vendor.
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Dual-scale Gas Detection

The IR5500 Open Path Gas Detector is billed as the first open-path detector to meet agency performance requirements on both the LEL meter and ppm meter scales.
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